Dillingham City Council

The City of Dillingham will not place an additional tax on marijuana – for now. 

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The Dillingham City Council is giving the go-ahead for the renewal of the Willow Tree Inn’s liquor license, contingent on the inn paying off the rest of its taxes.

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Cigarettes in Dillingham are about to get more expensive. The city expects the new tax to generate $120,000 for the general fund initially. It hopes that over time higher prices will discourage tobacco use.

Dillingham city council candidates run unopposed

Sep 30, 2015

Dillingham has three candidates for three seats on the city council.

On September 10th, Dillingham’s City Council awarded contracts and gave updates on ongoing projects at a regular monthly meeting. 

PenAir CEO addresses concerns about flight prices

Feb 18, 2015
Hannah Colton

PenAir's Danny Seybert addressed an informal workshop in Dillingham last Friday.

An appeal over mining permits and its potential effect on Dillingham’s local governing authority was the subject of a resolution passed by the City Council Thursday.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Dillingham City Council Meeting: June 19, 2014

Jun 20, 2014
Chase Cavanaugh

Budgets and grants were among the subjects discussed by the Dillingham City Council, which held its June meeting Thursday evening. KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more. 

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  During Thursday’s Dillingham City Council meeting the council was updated about the issues at the city landfill and took a look at the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.  

Support is growing for the idea of transferring a huge sum of money into the public employee and teacher retirement systems in Alaska. The goal is to pay down the system’s unfunded liabilities to retired employees. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

The Dillingham City Council has come out in opposition to a bill that is expected to be a major focus of attention during the next session of the Alaska Legislature. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The City of Dillingham has started the process of clarifying the fines that can be leveled by the city. It’s part of an effort to ensure the fines are recognized by the Alaska Court System. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

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The ongoing work in a large gravel pit in the city limits of Dillingham has prompted concerns that the operators are impacting the local water table. KDLG’s Mike Mason reports.


The Dillingham City Council is expected to vote next week on an ordinance that spells out the rules for driving ATVs and motorbikes within city limits. The previous ordinance was 1 page long, the new one is 6 pages. Under the old ordinance, the use of ATVs is illegal on state maintained roads, including those in city limits.  The new ordinance allows for limited use on roads in town.   City Manager Rose Loera  says the new ordinance is intended clarify the rules.

The city of Dillingham will no longer charge sales tax on local arts, crafts, and locally grown produce.  KDLG's Ben Matheson has the story.